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Mental Health America Selected as One of Four National Nonprofits Featured in the NFL’s 2021 “Draft-a-Thon”

Alexandria, VA – The NFL announced today that Mental Health America will be one of four national nonprofit organizations featured in its 2021 “Draft-a-Thon,” a fundraiser that drives awareness and action to close critical gaps at the…

Updated Statement on Anti-racism and Health Equity

Mental Health America’s Board of Directors released an updated statement on anti-racism and health equity, reaffirming MHA’s ongoing commitment to social change and racial justice.


Statement in Response to the Boulder Shooting

Alexandria, VA – The following is a statement from Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO of Mental Health America:

“For the second time in a week, we’re reading and watching news coverage of a mass shooting. One witness…

Chiming In Blog

This article was originally published on and has been re-published on Mental Health America's website with permission. Click here to read the original article. By Kelechi Ubozoh, Mental Health Consultant, Writer, and…

By Kelly Davis, Associate Vice President of Peer and Youth Advocacy at Mental Health America Even before COVID-19, there was growing distress and a need for mental health resources among young people. Now, the need for these resources is becoming even…

By Tea Tran, Facilitator at Lotus Peer support is having someone in your corner who you can come to for resources and support.  The pandemic; tragic shootings; racism against Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), and the rise in hateful…